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FOX News
Nov 13, 2009 8:00pm EST
this was an utter, unmitigated disaster for the security of the united states and for the interest of the united states in the dangerous world we live in. the sanctimonious comments by general holder today are this, self-serving and self-centered. we ought to be concerned of what is in the interest of the united states of america. you nailed it absolutely right. what good is there to be gained by trying these mass murderers, war criminals in civilian courts with rules designed for conventional crimes committed by conventional criminals as general mukazie once said. they'll challenge the way they were treated and what about the chain of evidence and did we have all the constitutional nicities in a war? they're going to proclaim outrageous treatment and lie about it because they've got the world stage and this will serve to recruit additional jihaddists because they're going to attack america throughout this entire episode, the sorry episode and they're going to try and get support throughout the muslim world for their cause by ex-core eighting -- excoriating the united states of america and our v
PBS
Nov 9, 2009 12:35pm EST
of the international community but fully engage with the international community and the united states is the one who can do the heavy lifting. there is no question about that. >> rose: and john harris of politiceau.com gives us a one-year analysis of the oa administration. >> the idea that president obama and his team were able to somehow transform the map and transform the political geography of this country or the political demography of this country, that just doesn't look to be the case. they did redraw the map in 2008. it was an he norly impressive victory. but that doesn't mean that they have somehow fundamentally altered the landscape in permanent ways. >> and job grisham is here with a new book, a collection of short stories. >> it is more about people. more about the small town people. many of whom are struggling. many of whom have had a lot of miss erie, a lot of hope. it's about small town lawyers and the crazy things they do out of desperation. all stuff i saw firsthand many years ago. >> rose: mohamed elbaradei, john harris, john grisham next. >> funding for charlie rose has been provid
WHUT
Nov 6, 2009 11:00pm EST
years between iran and the united states in geneva last month. he is now involved in the draft agreement between iran, the united states, russia and france to process iran's uranium stockpiles outside the country. there are reports today that progress on the deal is being held up by iran's ongoing internal political crisis. this week dr. elbaradei called the current mont a unique and fleeting opportunity to reverse course from confrontation to cooperation with iran. we want to talk about all of that and i am very pleased to have him back at this table. welcome. >> charlie, it is great to be here again. >> rose: all right. let me just start. tell me where you think the moment is. >> well, the moment is a historic critical moment, charlie, that this is for the first time i see a genuine desire by the president of the united states and by the iranian leadership to engage in a genuine dialogue. it's after 50 years of animosity, of distrust. and that's why we have this difficulty today. the it is a symbolic gesture but it could be the first step in a broad dialogue that eventually could integ
CSPAN
Nov 24, 2009 8:00pm EST
in this new media. when somebody stands up in the congress of the united states during the state of the union and said, " ." >> nobody in the caucus supported what he did -- "you lie." >> nobody in the caucus supported what he did. the civility is not news. we try not to bash the media, hillary. we had an earlier conversation that talk about immigration reform where a truly bipartisan group of senators get together and all slated then, not quite, but there were in large number of democratic and republican senators working on it. that was in 2007. john mccain was simultaneously running for president. he and senator kennedy were the two leaders, the co-authors of the bill. you never saw them together in public however. kennedy said to mccain, look, we cannot show up in tv cameras together or you will lose new hampshire. it is how the press promotes incivility. >> the sense of being in the political minority, the only way you get hurt is to be no easier and more obnoxious. clearly, democrats, we did that -- we talked a lot about this during george bush's presidency. now republicans are doing a t
CNN
Nov 24, 2009 8:00pm EST
number of people in the united states who are related to each other and we just don't know it. >> tonight the woman who uncovered michelle obama's family ties will give us more detail and dig into my own roots. >> this, for example, is your grandmother. >>> this is your only source for news, cnn prime time begins now. here's campbell brown. >>> hi there, everybody. we start tonight, as always, with the mashup. we're watching it all so you don't have to and tonight after weeks of debate at the white house about what to do in afghanistan, the president has made a decision. the pentagon right now is drawing up plans to send about 34,000 u.s. troops to afghanistan and what that means is that young men and women from around the country will be packing up and shipping out very soon. president obama is expected to make the official announcement next tuesday in a prime time address. >> it is my intention to finish the job, and i feel confident when the american people hear a clear rationale for what we're doing there and how we intend to achieve our goals that they will be supportive. >> i antici
CBS
Nov 1, 2009 7:00pm EST
. ordinarily, such a notorious mobster wouldn't even be allowed into the united states. but tadamasa goto not only got into the country, he jumped to the top of a long waiting list for a life-saving liver transplant at ucla medical center. this is the godfather, tadamasa goto, at a rarely seen ritual of the yakuza, filmed by the mobsters for their own private viewing. the top bosses are gathered to pay homage at an ancient succession ceremony, the event steeped in tradition. what does it mean in japan to be a yakuza? >> ( translated ): to be a yakuza in japan is to live an unalterable way of life. it's not an occupation; it's to follow and explore the lives of the samurai, the code of the samurai. >> reporter: this man is a yakuza boss, a rival of goto's who only agreed to an interview if we masked his identity. how do you recognize a yakuza? how do you know if someone is a yakuza? >> ( translated ): it's the smell. >> logan: it's the smell? >> purple: yes. >> logan: what kind of smell? >> purple: the smell of another beast. >> jake adelstein: when you join the yakuza, they become your fa
CNN
Nov 24, 2009 6:00am EST
about climate change. where india and the united states are actually both having a little difficulty taming this issue domestically. we both had serious domestic problems with what we would like to do. >> reporter: and this visit comes just as president obama is completing his strategy on afghanistan and actually india plays a key role in that equation. the united states thinks that the animosity between india and pakistan is actually having a bad effect on the efforts in afghanistan with india more focused, sometimes, on the threat from pakistan than it is on the threat from the taliban. john? >> jill dougherty for us at the white house, thanks so much. >>> in the next hour and a half or next half hour, susan malveaux has a behind the scenes look at what it takes to throw a state dinner. wait until you hear about the guests that come to these dinners and leave with the silv silverware. >> nice and classy there. >>> a critical warning for new moms and dads. the consumer product safety commission is recalling 2.1 million cribs. this is the biggest crib recall in history. they're telli
MSNBC
Nov 26, 2009 10:00am EST
serious. look, they were in the same room, essentially, as the president of the united states, depending on the facts, depending on what this investigation concludes. there is the possibility of criminal charges, trespass or false statements. so, look, they will have to answer to the authorities about how it is that this was possible. and it's very, very serious, indeed. >> savannah guthrie, happy thanksgiving. great to see you all morning. thanks for joining us. >> reporter: sure. you, too, alex. >>> troops in iraq are being tre treated to a thanksgiving feast. here's some video courtesy of the department of defense. the troops in afghanistan are also sitting down to a turkey dinner. and they're even seeing a little nfl pro football there. that is where we find nbc's jim maceda for the goods, checking out the food, football and all the festivities there. how are the troops celebrating and how is it going this morning, jim? >> reporter: boy, i tell you, this has been going now for close to eight hours. it's gone from lunch into a dinner. and it's louder, and the place behind me -- you ca
CSPAN
Nov 25, 2009 2:00am EST
about his new autobiography, and his 20 years in the united states senate. this is live on c-span every day, at 7:00 eastern. the center for american progress will have a forum on the u.s. education system tomorrow morning, including remarks by the education secretary, arnie duncan, and new york mayor michael blumberg. this is 8:00 eastern. >> the yeas are 60, the nays are 39. the motion is agreed upon. >> with that, the senate is moving the health care bill to the floor. starting on monday and through december, follow every minute of debate, and see how this would affect access to health care, abortion, and medicare, on the only network that gives you the senate, -- 2-gavel, c-span2. >> -- gavel to gavel, c-span2. >> the president and his wife hosted the indian prime minister. we have our coverage behind the scenes. >> this is the first state dinner of the obama administration, and the third for thindia in one decade. these are being held behind me and we are joined by nia-maleka henderson. who are some of the notable people tonight? >> oprah winfrey was not here tonight, but her best
HLN
Nov 4, 2009 5:00pm EST
, calling on the united states government and the international community to address the human rights and humanitarian needs of slilan ka's tam -- international displaced persons living in government-run camp, implementing and oversight and allowing foreign aid workers to provide relief and resources to such i.d.p.'s. the speaker pro tempore: the question is, will the house suspend the rules and agree to the resolution as amended. those in favor say aye. those opposed, no. >> madam speaker, i ask for a recorded vote. the speaker pro tempore: a recorded vote is requested. those favoring a recorded vote will rise. a sufficient number having risen, a recorded vote is ordered. members will record their votes by electronic device. this will be a five-minute vote. [captioning made possible by the national captioning institute, inc., in cooperation with the united states house of representatives. any use of the closed-captioned coverage of the house proceedings for political or commercial purposes is expressly prohibited by the u.s. house of representatives.] the speaker pro tempore: on this
CSPAN
Nov 26, 2009 1:00pm EST
? >> i think there is a list, a long list, of countries over a period of time that the united states and the president will host as visitors and guest here, but i think what came about with this one, this is 810-year relationship -- 810-year relationship. over 10 years, there has really been an important partnership in reaching out on the part of president clinton, on the part of president bush, to really solidified this important strategic relationship. there is so much -- this is the largest democracy in the world, india is. we are the second-largest democracy. there is an important relationship that needs to be nurtured and continue. the national security advisers of the president -- have said that he should which it will recommend others that he should host. and ultimately, that will be his decision. >> we heard earlier that this is the first lady's show. when does the first lady's office began preparing for a state dinner? >> this dinner, likely, or this visit started right at the time that secretary clinton hand- deliver the invitation from president obama to prime minister sin
CNN
Nov 24, 2009 10:00pm EST
and with the problem which is that the goals of pakistan are not the same as the goals of the united states. pakistan wants an afghanistan that is pliable which means they have supported the afghan taliban and supported the taliban to keep afghanistan on edge, to give them strategic depth. we need the pakistanies to cooperate with us. we need them to get tougher on terrorism. and, yet, they don't see their interests as exactly the same. how you support the pakistani government and try to get the pakistani army to do something but deep down they don't believe it is in their national interest is really in many ways the central problem in the afghanistan area. >> michael, despite what is currently happening in western pakistan against the taliban since 2001, pakistan's main focus which fareed eluded to is on an eastern boarder with india. is there any full cooperation with afghanistan? >> this is what america needs to understand. that u.s. troops are bleeding and dying in afghanistan. it's throes do with jihad. far less to do with osama bin laden and al qaeda. and almost everything to do with pakistani
FOX News
Nov 26, 2009 9:00pm EST
was not my intention to doubt that the doctrines of the illuminati had not spread in the united states. on the contrary. no one is more truly satisfied of this fact than i am. and what about the great seal of the united states found on our $1 bill? >> the great seal has two sides. the first side is the eagle side, which carries the olive branches and the arrows and the not toe, e pluribus unum. the reverse side has the pyramid, the eye in the triangle, and we kept this above the eye in the triangle, and that means god, and underneath it means the new order of the ages. sean: conspiracy theorist say it's latin for new secular order, since that is what they believe the illuminati are secretly trying to create, a new world order. >> it's not a new secular order. the person that put it on the seal was a latin scholar. he knew exactly what he was saying -- the new order of the ages, the ages of republicanism rather than a monarchy. >> and the symbol in the eye on the tringl or the all-seeing eye, as it is also known, can be traced back to egyptian mythology. today it is commonly linked to g
FOX News
Nov 18, 2009 6:00am EST
. at the conclusion of this soundbite, you will hear for the first time the president of the united states warning of a double-dip recession in the united states. listen. >> there may be some tax provisions that can encourage businesses to hire sooner rather than sitting on the sidelines so we're taking a look at those. i think it is important, though, to recognize that if we keep on adding to the debt even in the midst of this recovery, that at some point people could lose confidence in the u.s. economy in a way that could actually lead to a double-dip recession. brian: i think it also shows his impatience with the fact that the hiring is not coming back as quick. the unemployment number is higher than anyone projected. and on top of that he's saying, look, i see the polls, i see what happened two weeks ago. america is concerned about our national credit card. member deficits don't matter. clearly it does matter. gretchen: in both virginia and new jersey both of those states went to republican governors. the number one concern from voters at the exit polls was the economy by a huge margin so a lo
CNBC
Nov 24, 2009 4:00pm EST
agriculture in the main and go to a large farm in the united states farmers use big tractors and big equipment and they plow up the soil and, of course, every time you do that that emits carbon that has been sequestered in the soil. virtually all of the crops around the world and countries and agricultural practices have a role to play. i surely wouldn't limit it to just the developing parts of the world. >> i find it fascinating when you look at the percentage breakdowns. when you go to copenhagen, what are your main goals at the end of the conference as it relates to agriculture? >> for starters, we would like to see agriculture be a big part of the copenhagen landscape. today you follow the press. many people are thinking about copenhagen in the way of industrial emissions and how we produce energy and, of course, that is vitally important part of not only curbing greenhouse gas emissions but solving long-term global warming problems, but agriculture, 1/3 of the total greenhouse gas emissions and it has a role to play. success for us has it being more of the agenda. >> you think you are und
CNBC
Nov 28, 2009 4:00am EST
in the united states. and the nearly $100 billion global porn business. in fact, it's a business so big that every second $3,075 is being spent on it, more than 28,000 internet users are viewing it, 372 internet users are typing adult terms into search engines to find it, and every 39 minutes, a new video, including this one, is being produced in the united states. pornography sells what millions of people want and want often. steven hirsch is cofounder and co-chairman of vivid entertainment, one of the biggest players in adult entertainment. >> as our first movie was 25 years ago, it's really the same formula. beautiful girls who work exclusively for the company, movies that cater to couples and hot sex. those things haven't changed. >> what is changing is the business of porn. its profits are under assault, official industry statistics are tightly guarded, but by some estimates, dvd sales are down between 30% and 50% in the last year, pounded by a weak economy, piracy, and free or cheap porn on the internet. industry execs say this is the toughest time ever in the history of pornograp
MSNBC
Nov 25, 2009 6:00am EST
celebrate the growing partnership between the united states and india. mr. prime minister, today we work to fulfill our duty, bring our countries closer together than ever before. tonight under the stars we celebrate the spirit that will sustain our partnership, the bonds of friendship between our people. >> all right. according to "the washington post," a new forecast from the federal reserve shows the nation's unemployment rate will stay elevated for years. >> oh, my goodness, this is just bad news for america. >> it does, especially after yesterday's news about the real unemployment rate. in october, the figure hit 10th.2%, a 26-year high. >> we talked about how it's going to affect the elections in 2010 around here because we talk about politics, but this recession may affect the 2012 election and the 2014 election. when we talk about, mort, that we've reset the economy, that we're not going to be driven by just crazed consumerism, that means something. we either start building things here in this country again, or this economy doesn't turn around, and people don't get back to work.
FOX News
Nov 13, 2009 9:00pm EST
the united states really grappled with these issues was vietnam. sean: historic include president obama risks making the same mistakes but warned the president. it cautions obama for meddling in general mcchrystal's plan by sending fewer troops than his general has requested. >> if he does not trust his own coat on the battlefield, yet another coach? he just put general mcchrystal in there. sean: the greatest care of the book is ignoring the latter years of the war entirely. "newsweek" draws attention to that. those are the years that deserve our attention. >> the american historical memory of vietnam is twisted. it basically says it was not winnable, and therefore people were butting their heads against the wall. that is wrong. sean: that is why officials in the defense establishment are consulting "a better worker "that dr. argues that the general who replace general westmoreland and implemented a counterinsurgency strategy that won the war. it is this time that the book overlooks completely. >> if we're going to look at lessons of the vietnam war to see whether there is anything we can use
CBS
Nov 12, 2009 7:00pm EST
a better way. >> reporter: across the united states, getting vaccinated against swine flu has meant the frustration of hours waiting on line. >> thank you for waiting. you're in. thank you. >> reporter: contrast that with this, the quiet calm of a british doctor's office where it's vaccination by invitation only. >> of course we have to get the highest priority patients done first. >> reporter: everyone here got a phone call from their doctor because they have an underlying medical condition. she is pregnant, he is diabetic. jane theophilus takes medication that depresses her immune system. why is getting this vaccine important to you? >> it wasn't. i was told to come. (laughs). >> reporter: the centralization of britain's national health service, the n.h.s., means every at-risk person can be identified. each n.h.s. medical practice got 500 doses of vaccine, a first wave, to vaccinate the most vulnerable first. dr. steve field is a british g.p. and a harvard professor. >> in the united states, i get the feeling often that it's about survival of the fittest. survival of those with mo
CNN
Nov 25, 2009 6:00am EST
at home because the united states does not have diplomatic relations with iran, the swiss are acting as go-betweens in this particular case. the last visit was almost a month ago. what have you learned from those visits? >> well, we understand they're in physical good health. but we also are very pained to hear of their isolation and there must be an extremely difficult state of mind they're in because of this isolation. and we are hoping that the iranian authorities will show compassion and release our children as soon as possible. this has gone on way too long. it is just short of four months. i believe it's 117 days. and we cannot imagine why it is such a protracted detention. >> president ahmadinejad was in brazil earlier this week. on monday, he actually talked about this, saying it's up to the courts to decide the fate of your son and his two friends but that he hoped the verdict would be lenient. it's very similar language to that which he used in new york city at the united nations general assembly back in december, yet nothing has happened in terms of their release. do his words g
CNBC
Nov 23, 2009 4:00pm EST
the weekend. not just a hit in the united states, pulling in $259 million worldwide this weekend. >>> the looming expiration of the first time home buyer tax credit helping 40e78 sales soar to the highest in two and a half years. diana? >> reporter: maria, the question, of course, is just how much did the pending expiration of that tax credit which was later extended, the answer is likely a lot. existing home sales posted two records, biggest month-to-month and biggest year-to-year jumps sales were strong across the nation with the exception of the west up just 1.6%. another good sign is that inventories fell to their lowest level in 2 1/2 years, and if you go local to the west, where prices have fallen the most and sales have been busy for quite some time, there is very little supply available. >> interestingly, what i hear from las vegas, san diego, riverside, and other areas, is that they are really desperate for inventory op the lower price range. they're saying there's just insufficient inventory on the lower price range, even though they have buyers to buy, there's not enou
FOX News
Nov 1, 2009 3:00am EST
on what he thinks the democrat plan of healthcare reform will do the to the united states. we have preview of exclusive interview you'll see only on "fox news sunday." listen. >> this is not about insuring the uninsured, it's not about healthcare. this is about stealing one-sixth of the u.s. private sector and putting it under the control of federal government. when they get the healthcare bill if they do, that's the easie easiest, fassest way to regulate every aspect of human behavior. it all has some related cost to healthcare. what we drive, what you eat, where you live, what you do. and it will be penalties for violating regulation. it will be the biggest snatch of freedom and liberty that has yet occurred in the country. >> julie: as we mentioned you can see the exclusive interview in its entirety tomorrow on "fox news sunday". check local listing for air times in your area. tonight, the u.s. transferred six guantanamo bay detainees. fox news confirming six detainees have been moved to the island east of the philippines. they agreed to take up to a dozen part of a muslim minority in c
MSNBC
Nov 25, 2009 9:00am EST
helping the american taxpayer or, for that matter, representing the united states. what happened to the messesage of change and is it that americans are losing faith in the messenger and, as a result, politicians behaving in a more and more self-interested manner? forget america's next top model. we have the winner of washington's next great pundit. we're going to try to outspin the spinner in a little bit here. >>> no spin here. millions of americans are packing planes, trains and automobiles for the great thanksgiving get-awane we are live on the travel front for you for the obvious reason. it's 10:00 a.m. do pull up a chair and join the "morning meeting." >>> go big and then go home. the president preparing to walk a very fine line this coming tuesday night, expecting to tell the american people that by sending tens of thousands more troops to afghanistan, that the war will end much faster. >> after eight years, some of those years in which we did not have, i think, either the resources or the strategy to get the job done, it is my intention to finish the job. >> and a new pol
ABC
Nov 18, 2009 3:05am EST
, a lot of that when the chinese ship products to the united states, we americans buy their goods. and we, of course, pay dollars. so china right now is sitting on a big sack of u.s. money which they invest in america. >> say that the chinese sack of dollars is $1.4 trillion thick. >> reporter: that's a lot of money. so some chinese are asking, why not take the profits that china has made in america and sell u.s. stocks and bonds and dollars and turn them into chinese money so china can fix some of the problems they've got at home? so if china is going to change $1 trillion into chinese money, that means china is going to sell $1 trillion. and buy a huge amount of chinese money. and moving that much wealth from one nation to the other will lower the value of the u.s. dollar, raise the value of chinese money, with the unfortunate effect that then anything made in china becomes more expensive in america. >> if they take $1.4 trillion out of the united states and pour it into china, the value of the chinese currency is going to more than double. if it more than doubles, everything we buy fro
ABC
Nov 25, 2009 5:00am EST
jennifer hudson and the united states marine band. >>> it is 5:15. here are some that caught our eyes. a nuns were out grocery shopping and got approached by a man asking for help. he tells them he needs food. they refer him to a shelter. then he moves in and swipes sister gabriel's purse. >>> a teen has spent the last two years in the hospital is finally home. her special home coming was made possible by a famous mutation. exactly two years ago today, the 19-year-old developed a condition that brought on a series of medical issues including seizures that actually caused her to be paralyzed. she'd been living in a hospital, but not more. >> we basically built a whole new wing of the house and put down wood floors for her so she can get around. >> recognize him without all the hair? it's bon jovi guitarist ricky sambora. helped raise money to renovate the home to meet the teen's needs. now she can get around her own home without any restrictions. >>> tyler perry donated $1 million to the naacp. perry says the perseverance of thousands helped pave the way for his success in the film ind
CSPAN
Nov 16, 2009 10:00am EST
of country that has invested a lot of cash in the united states with the president now to try to accomplish at his trip's mid point. >>> plus, you might cry foul over drug companies raising prices by almost some 9% or 10%, besides the company being in a recession. is it profit or to cover research cost? all of that this morning or "morning express." i'm richard lui. >>> and gm is now saying it will start paying back more than $6 billion in loans by the end of this year. surprising some. much earlier than expected. gm said it lost more than $1 billion in the most recent quarter but that was far better than previous quarters. >> we feel confident we can begin the repayments as long as we can show the fact that we can pay back this investment. >>> and now we just learned searchers looking for a missing 5-year-old north carolina girl are now looking for her body. police say they have information that shania davis' remains may have been dumped near fayetteville. over the weekend they charged her mother with human trafficking and child abuse involving prostitution. the man whom police say was see
MSNBC
Nov 24, 2009 8:00pm EST
is right. if she wants to be elected president of the united states, not head of the republican party, she needs to broaden her coalition. the problem with that -- >> before they might do it again. thank you ron. thank you chris. join us tomorrow night at 5:00 eastern for more "hardball." "countdown" starts now. >>> which of these stories will you be talking about tomorrow? the plan to sink joe lieberman. could the vote be replaced with snowe or collins? why can't lieberman remember why he's a posed to the public option? he's given six different answers in six months. >> all we are asking is let the senate consider these issues one by one. if he doesn't, he shouldn't stop everyone from voting on it. our special guest, congressmanual listen graceman. the president and afghanistan. the decision looms with an exit strategy attached. >> it's my intention to finish the job. >> the chicken hawk criticizing from an undisclosed location. >> i worry there's a lack of understanding there, what this means from the perspective of the troops. >> that's dick cheney, who never talked to the troops except
MSNBC
Nov 25, 2009 4:00pm EST
and the united states can actually create economic well being in southeast asia and bring pakistan into the mix, solve the kashmir problem and bring about a nonmilitary solution in afghanistan. i don't believe there are any military solutions. i think there are only economic solutions. this is a great opportunity and both president obama and prime minister monmohan singh spoke eloquently how we need to bury the past and envision a new future. >> deepak chopra. thank you very much. >> it was wonderful. >>> tens of thousands of american troops spend thanksgiving overseas most without their families. the vice president's wife dr. jill biden says it is vitally important to remember our soldiers and their families. msnbc's chief washington correspondent norah o'donnell sat down with dr. biden exclusively. >> reporter: dr. jill biden is very private. she stays out of the spotlight. one issue she is not shy about, it's our wounded warriors and military families. i spoke to her about that and how she is settling into her new role. >> hi. welcome to our new home. >> reporter: have you spent a lot of tim
PBS
Nov 30, 2009 12:00pm EST
reason to be opposed to the united states. >> exactly. and worse than that, a lot of people in iran because of the fact that president obama is a realist and he is a pragmatic politician, they think that, and i mean i'm not saying that he is doing it but that is a common perception in iran that they think the american administration has reached a deal, has reached a grand bargain with iran that there are going to be quiet about human rights in iran and iranian government and the revolutionary guards will reach -- will make some sort of compromise what nuclear program and also security and peace and security in iraq and afghanistan. >> rose: how important are the nuclear program to the revolutionary guards? >> it's very important. i mean the worst thing that can happen to iran is a nuclear bomb. i am not suggesting that the fix day after they build the bomb they are going to attack israel or other countries. that's not going to be the case. but what the nuclear bomb will do is to bolster the confidence of the revolutionary guards. they will intensify their internal oppression of peac
NBC
Nov 30, 2009 3:00am EST
as a political refugee with my single mother and grandmother. when i came here to the united states, i didn't have any money at all. we didn't have any money, and i didn't know any word of english. we have definitely a positive, positive community who is willing to work, who is willing to succeed, to keep on going, to move on. and i'm the example of that community. i reflect that community who come here to struggle and work hard for a dream. >> in the spirit of the proverbial "actions speak louder than words," many hispanic grass roots organizations and corporations are doing their part. they are empowering students and developing real solutions and opportunities that span the education-to-career track. >> if that applies to you, if you agree with that quality... >> since its founding in 1993, the hispanic college fund, backed by community stakeholders and major corporations, has supported the education of more than 4,000 financially disadvantaged hispanic youth and awarded over $9 million in grants and scholarships. >> we want to be able to reward and award scholarships to our latino youth
CSPAN
Nov 16, 2009 11:00pm EST
of justice says at any given time up to 300,000 children in the united states are at risk for being sold into sexual slavery. throw away kids, runaways. the young kids running around the streets, say, why aren't they in school? those are the kids who end up in sexual servitude and it's a real, real problem. >> it's also a billion dollar business in some countries. in thailand, specifically, it's a billion dollar business. >> it is. >> what's being done by the fbi and the cia in this country? >> there are a host of laws on the state level and the federal level. part of the problem is coming out of denial and realizing people do go to children for sex. businessmen, people -- the last people you'd think of are the ones who go over to thailand and are using children for sex. they're trying to get away with behavior they don't think they can get away with in the united states. as we're seeing in cases like this, there are allegations this is also happening in the united states. >> uh-huh. michelle, do you think that this is such a horrific thing for americans to even look at and that's one of
CSPAN
Nov 11, 2009 10:00am EST
is veterans day here in the united states. there you see angela merkle, the chancellor of germany in that picture. >>> a u.s. pilot yanked off a flight minutes before taking off because a co-worker thought he was drunk. irving lamont washington was set to fly a united jet from london to chicago on monday. british police arrested him when he flunked a breathalyzer test, though. washington is now grounded. there have been several incidents for the airlines industry recently. this morning on our sister network a former ntsb official said flyers should be concerned. >> the whole structure of flying has changed. the airline had industry has been in a profound downturn for a number of years and not getting any better. pilots, they -- flight crews are the key component. they're being worked harder. they're being paid less. they're under more stress. and i think there is an issue. and i think you're going to see the ntsb and the faa looking at the whole issue of pilot fatigue, pilot work rules. how do we optimize people's attention in these cockpits? i think that's going to come up in the
CSPAN
Nov 19, 2009 7:00am EST
people across the united states will see their benefits expire in january. unless congress moves quickly on this. jennifer westhoven is here to talk about it. >> it was supposed to mean 20 more weeks of benefits, but it's all part of a bigger law that expires on december 31st. it looks like lawmakers missed that, so unless congress moves fast, technically everything runs out on january 1st, and of course, we know the timing would be awful. a non-profit group says that is about a million people who would be without a job, without any assistance, basically left in the worst job market in about 25 years. 10% unemployment. one expert told cnn recently, you've got about as much chance of landing a job right now as a kid does getting into harvard. that's depressing. lawmakers are working on it. >> thanks a lot. >>> stay with us this morning. we'll bring you live coverage of a space walk at the international space station. nasa says astronauts are going to install a spare antenna and new cables. it would be the first of three space walks we'll be watching for you, and the first one for dr. nass
NBC
Nov 26, 2009 6:30pm EST
of the united states. tuesday's night's state dinner. the obamas' big coming-out party as first hosts. it is also heart-to-get invitations. there were dozens of bold-faced names. then two who were just plain bold -- >> mr. and mrs. is lay. >> reporter: a virginia couple somehow imagined to get into the state dinner even on the official guest list, their names were no where are to be found. >> good evening. >> reporter: they snapped photos of white house chief of staff rahm e ma'am to haven't joe biden twice. the pictures were then posted on makayla's facebook page which the caption "i was honored to to be invited to attend the state dinner." they were invited by bravo tv, which is considering casting them for the washington installment of its "real housewives theory." bravo said they were invited and producers had no reason to believe otherwise. >> they said the reason they were not on the list it it was a last-minute thing. they never acknowledged they were never invited. >> reporter: the secret service said did not acknowledge they were not on a list but said -- shown here in their
CSPAN
Nov 12, 2009 10:00am EST
allies that have lent billions to the united states that the u.s. is still strong and the dollar still solid. concerns of regional and international security including north korea will be discussed. his plans for afghanistan will no doubt be in the mix. plus, meeting several newly elected leaders in asia for the very first time. we're following his trip when he does take off. >>> then the economy, of course, will be an important part of the president's trip. just a few moments ago, he spoke about this morning's jobs reports. >> the economic growth that we've seen has not yet led to the job growth that we desperately need. as i've said from the start of this crisis, hiring often takes time to catch up to economic growth. given the magnitude of the economic turmoil that we've experienced, employers are reluctant to hire. >> jen westhoven will have more on the jobs numbers in a minute. >>> heavy rain from what's left of prop cal storm ida is now battering the mid-atlantic. virginia's governor declared a state of emergency. there are coastal flood warnings in some of those areas there. the
CSPAN
Nov 13, 2009 10:00am EST
, they would do it, regardless of if they're in guantanamo or right here in the united states. if they want to do something, they're going to do it anyway. >> herb, thank you for your phone call. got a lot of comments already on this topic on my facebook page. we read your comments. my producer is reading your comments right now. here's some that we have for you. dan wrote this, sure, why not? meaning trying them in new york city. he says having them looking into -- have them looking into the eyes of the people they were potentially trying to kill, i think it is as good a place as any to do it. nina says, no, leave they are where they are. if you bring them to the united states, do you honestly think they will not do another attack on us just to set them free? so she has some safety concerns other people were talking about on the page as well. chris writes this: i look at this differently. as long as these terrorists are locked up, who cares if it's gitmo or new york? i say it's a good thing to have them close so we can keep an eye on them. so keep talking about this. do you think trying th
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